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The Series Review
It was heartbreak for the British and Irish Lions in the end. Hannah Wilkes hosts the final Lions Daily and looks back on the tour.
She is joined by Sir Ian McGeechan and Thinus Delport to reflect on South Africa winning the deciding third test match.
And, talkSPORT's Nick Heath and Andrew McKenna give their thoughts on a Lions tour like no other.
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Autumn Nations Series Week 2 Preview49:58Join talkSPORT Commentators Russ Hargreaves, Andrew McKenna & Alfie Reynolds as they look forward to a stunning week 2 of the Autumn Nations series, with all 5 matches live & exclusive on talkSPORT2.All 5 matches previewed, every team discussed and exclusive chats with England Head Coach Eddie Jones, Ireland Coach Andy Farrell, Wales coach Neil Jenkins, South Africa Bryand Habana and Scotland's record points scorer Chris Paterson.
Autumn Nations Series Preview48:43Join talkSPORT commentators Russ Hargreaves and Andrew McKenna for a full preview of the 2021 Autumn Nations Series.They'll break down a tough month ahead for the Home Nations, and we'll hear from a host of big names including - Wales' Jonathan Davies & Thomas Francis, New Zealand's Brodie Rettalick, Scotland & England captains Stuart Hogg & Owen Farrell, plus Johnny Sexton AND the 6 nations CEO Ben Morel.
The Third Test Preview!44:59Tim Cocker hosts the final Lions Daily before the 3rd and deciding test match between South Africa and the British and Irish Lions.He is joined by former Springbok, Franco Smith. Who was also an Assistant coach with South Africa alongside Rassie Erasmus.Former Saracens and England Performance Analyst, Ross Hamilton, previews the match on Saturday.Finally, hear from inside the Lions camp. Scrum-half Ali Price has been speaking with talkSPORT's reporter, Neil Manthorp, out in South Africa.
The Hurt Arena45:07Ahead of the decisive 3rd test this weekend, Tim Cocker asks what is it like to go up against a massive South Africa forward pack that want to hurt you!?Former British and Irish Lion Simon Shaw joins him to try and answer that question and look ahead to Saturday.And, we round off our Player Profile feature with a triple bill! We focus on Maro Itoje, Tadhg Furlong and Robbie Henshaw,
Peter de Villiers joins the show!46:08Tim Cocker is joined by the former South Africa coach Peter de Villiers, who was in charge of the Springboks when they beat the Lions in 2009.They react to the team news for both the Lions and South Africa ahead the third test.Finn Russell has been named on the bench for Saturday. His former coach Bob Wylie joins the show.Plus hear from Warren Gatland and Jacques Nienaber.
Barely a citing in sight45:56Tim Cocker reflects on the lack of citing's in the second test match between South Africa and the Lions.Former Lions centre Jamie Roberts joins the show to preview the deciding test match this weekend.Anthony Watson is today's 'Player Profile', his former school coach joins the show.And, Tim goes through what changes he would make to the Lions side for Saturday.
We have a decider!48:40Following South Africa's victory in the 2nd test, Hannah Wilkes reflects on a disappointing performance from the Lions.Lawrence Dallaglio and Alex Corbisiero also join the show to give their views. How do the Lions overturn South Africa's scrum dominance? Are the issues that arose on Saturday fixable in time for next weekend?Finally, we ask whether Rassie Erasmus' video and Twitter antics had an impact on the officiating?
Not again Rassie!46:37Tim Cocker reflects on Rassie Erasmus releasing an hour long video critiquing the officials in the first test.Wales and Lions winger George North joins the show to look ahead to the potentially decisive 2nd test on Saturday.And, former England and Saracens performance analyst, Ross Hamilton, tells us what to expect in that massive match.